SAMPLE NURSING JOB DESCRIPTION Position : __________________________________________ Hospital : __________________________________________ Location : __________________________________________ Area : __________________________________________ Job Description: Applies the nursing process in carrying out nursing functions. Receives incoming patients, and ushers them to designated cubicles, interviews for pertinent data and records them in patient’s abstract. Performs assessment, gets vital signs and refers to ER consultant / resident on duty. Informs/ explains to patients and/ or relatives and carries out accurately and promptly initial orders for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and makes accurate documentation. Gives assurance to patients when procedures or admission process takes too long or delayed. Conducts patients to room and makes accurate endorsement to unit staff. Takes care to provide privacy and respect for patients while attending to them. Assist the head nurse in the physical management of the area and in the implementation of the hospital policies on waste segregation, water and energy conservation, clean and safe environment / workplace, etc. Carries out discharge procedures: settling the bills, clearance, discharges notice, take home medications and or instructions; checking of things in the room/ unit. Performs other tasks delegated from time to time.